Novanta Acquires Reach
BEDFORD, Mass., May 24, 2016 — Laser, precision and vision technologies provider Novanta Inc. (formerly GSI Group) has acquired touch-screen technology developer Reach Technology, expanding its range of medical display technology for OEM customers.
Reach Technology specializes in embedded display panel technologies that deliver high-performance touch-screen solutions for OEMs with a focus on medical applications. The business will be combined into Novanta's NDS Surgical Imaging business based in San Jose, Calif. The companies aim to complement Reach Technology's high-performance embedded touch-screen technology with NDS’s portfolio of medical grade displays.
”We expect the combination of [Reach Technology’s] customer breadth, technology leadership and supply chain management will further increase our opportunities with leading medical OEM customers,” said John Roush, CEO of Novanta.
NDS Surgical Imaging delivers high-performance visualization, image processing and wireless solutions for the health-care market. Reach provides touch-screen technology for medical and advanced industrial applications.
- The observable illustration of an image, scene or data on a screen such as a console or cathode-ray tube, seen as a graph, report or drawing.
- The processes in which luminous energy incident on the eye is perceived and evaluated.
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